Book of the Week: Celebrating Women’s History
March is Women’s History Month, so to celebrate, I am re-posting a list of women who were National Book Award Finalists between 1950 and 2011. On the National Book Foundation’s website, you can also watch interviews and read speech transcripts from the award-winning authors.
You can check the Purchase College Library Catalog to find fiction, essays, and poetry by these and other female authors. Celebrate women’s history month with some powerful voices!
Here’s a sampling (from the Library’s collections) of women writers who won the National Book Award in the past: